Food Security: Politics of Food Security in Asia Pacific: Neoliberal Reforms, Contamination, and Social Movements. Part I

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 61
RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Keiko TANAKA, University of Kentucky, USA, Shuji HISANO, Kyoto University, Japan, Aya H. KIMURA, University of Hawaii, USA and Yohei KATANO, Tottori University, Japan
Responding to Knowledge Gaps in Food Safety Issues: Citizen Science after 3.11 in Japan (Oral Presentation)
Aya H. KIMURA, University of Hawaii, USA

The Self Measuring Radiation Movement for Alternative Food Networks (Oral Presentation)
Megumi NAKAGAWA, Tohoku University, Japan

Lay Responses to Radiation Contamination of Food (Oral Presentation)
Tomiko YAMAGUCHI, International Christian University, Japan

Social Cleavages Caused By Radioactive Contamination of Food and the Environment: The Case of Fukushima (Oral Presentation)
Yoshimitsu TANIGUCHI, Akita Prefectural University, Japan

Alternative Food Consumption and Sustainability in South Korea (Oral Presentation)
Chul-Kyoo KIM, Korea University, South Korea; Sunup KIM, Korea University, South Korea; Heung-Ju KIM, Wonkwan University, South Korea